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Smokey Robinson To Appear At Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul

The Motown legend will join Tyler Perry for a star-studded tribute to his friend, Aretha Franklin.
Posted on Feb 28, 2019 | 11:00am
Motown legend Smokey Robinson will be "Cruisin'" into Shrine Auditorium to join host Tyler Perry for Aretha! A GRAMMY® Celebration For The Queen Of Soul, which will air Sunday, March 10 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

The tribute concert will tape live in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 13 and will feature Robinson—a childhood friend of the "Chain Of Fools" singer—alongside a star-studded collection of past GRAMMY Award® winners and 2019 nominees.

READ: The Complete List Of 2019 GRAMMY Award Nominations

The list of talent set to honor the many, many accomplishments of Franklin include Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Alessia Cara, Kelly Clarkson, Common, Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Patti LaBelle, and BeBe Winans, as well as current GRAMMY nominees Brandi Carlile, Chloe X Halle, H.E.R., Janelle MonĂ¡e, and SZA.

If you're interested in attending the one-of-a-kind live event on Jan. 13, tickets are still available for purchase at AXS.com.

Watch Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul on Sunday, March 10 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.